A collection rich in early printed books, French, Italian and Spanish works, rare voyages and travels, etc., but especially famous for fine bindings; left by William Beckford to his younger daughter, the Duchess of Hamilton, and removed after his death, 1844, to Hamilton palace, but kept apart from the Hamilton collections Topics: Rare books, Books
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Alcobaça (Monastery), Batalha (Monastery) Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=PMYCSO6GqNIC&oe=UTF-8
byRicheome, Louis, 1544-1625; Beckford, William, 1760-1844, former owner. CMalG; Leu, Thomas de, 1560-1612; Mallery, Karel van, 1571-ca. 1635; Gaultier, Léonard, 1561-1641
Engraved t.p. signed by Thomas de Leu; it incorporates images of Henri IV and Marie de Medicis. The full-page ill. are signed by Leu, C. de Mallery and L. Gaultier. Head- and tail-pieces. Woodcut initials, some of them grotesque or historiated Topics: Lord's Supper, Typology (Theology)